I’ve applied! What’s next?


You’ve made the right choice by choosing NDSCS and we hope that the next few years will provide you with great academic success. NDSCS faculty, staff and administration look forward to welcoming you into the Wildcat Family!

New Student Checklist

Activate electronic services

Apply for financial aid

Apply for housing & dining (Wahpeton students)

Disability services needs

  • The Accessibility Coordinator will be available during New Student Registration and Orientation. We encourage you to discuss criteria and procedures for opening a student file if you have academic or residential accessibility needs. An accessibility appointment may be scheduled at 701-671-2623 or ndscs.accessibility@ndscs.edu.

Register for classes

  • Fargo and Wahpeton students will be invited to attend a Registration & Orientation Day prior to the start of their first semester.
  • Online students will receive directions on completing their class registration online. 

Complete New Student Orientation

  • New Student Orientation will be online or face-to-face, depending on your location (Wahpeton, Fargo, online) and which semester you begin classes.

Getting Started Guides

Be sure to look through the appropriate New Student Brochure below for information about your next steps to life at NDSCS.

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